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Sunderland Central

Shows the general election results for Sunderland Central, which is a constituency in North East. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,485 and a turnout of 57%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Elliott, Julie
Majority
6,725
Electorate
74,485
Turnout
57%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 45.9%
Con 30.1%
LD 16.9%
BNP 4.5%
UKIP 2.6%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Elliott, Julie  Lab 19,495 45.9 -4.1
Martin, Lee  Con 12,770 30.1 5.6
Dixon, Paul  LD 7,191 16.9 0.1
McCaffrey, Paul * BNP 1,913 4.5 4.5
Featonby-Warren, Pauline * UKIP 1,094 2.6 2.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP UKIP Oth
2005 50.0% 24.5% 16.9% 0.0% 0.0% 8.6%
2010 45.9% 30.1% 16.9% 4.5% 2.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
340 Sunderland Central 15.8%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
348 Sunderland Central 45.9%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
590 Sunderland Central 57.0%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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